General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 10, Issue 9, pp 743–749 | Cite as

Interpretation of global integrability conditions for stationary Einstein-Maxwell equations

  • J. P. Ward
Research Articles


In constructing solutions of the stationary Einstein-Maxwell equations two global integrability conditions arise. That one of these conditions may be interpreted as an equilibrium condition has been shown in an earlier paper [1]. In that paper I also put forward the idea that the second condition also was an equilibrium condition. In this work I suggest a more reasonable interpretation for this second condition.


Equilibrium Condition Differential Geometry Early Paper Integrability Condition Global Integrability 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. P. Ward
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  1. 1.Department of Engineering MathematicsLoughborough University of TechnologyLoughboroughEngland

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